tough

All Adjective Noun
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  • These tough conditions caused the interior to be much less developed than the coast.
  • He later said it was tough to beat such a great friend that way.
  • These leaves are tough and sometimes can take more than one year to break down if they remain whole.
  • The following season was much tougher as the club finished mid-table.
  • While some types of felt are very soft, some are tough enough to form construction materials.
  • And now began the toughest bit of fighting the day had yet seen. Cited from The Great Amulet, by Maud Diver
  • Later he described the first step over the falls as the toughest part of his journey.
  • This was a much tougher match and they came through in extra time.
  • Frank was a hard player during an era when the game was at its toughest.
  • That's why it's so hard to get hold of these young toughs down here! Cited from The Enchanted Canyon, by Honore Willsie Morrow
  • They are always looking for a new person to beat up and these are the toughest girls.
  • She had been working all her life, and her lines were the toughest in the world to do.
  • The final round of that year was one of the toughest ever in the competition.
  • But the record was only good enough for fifth place in the tough West Division.
  • In it he saw some of the toughest characters in that part of the country. Cited from Ted Strong's Motor Car, by Edward C. Taylor
  • The walls later became of stone, but it made underground life even tougher.
  • He later stated that the seven-man game "was tougher and had more action".
  • Living on his own seems to be tougher as he thought.
  • It has since become one of the toughest small school conference in Illinois.
  • The, five-day event was regarded as one of the toughest in the world.
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Meaning of tough

  • adjective Not given to gentleness or sentimentality
    a tough character
  • adjective Physically toughened
    the tough bottoms of his feet
  • adjective Resistant to cutting or chewing